The White House announced on Monday new funding to fight the heroin problem gripping New England and other parts of the country.
Turkey is on the defensive for not preventing refugees from going to Western Europe. But the country is already struggling to host the 2 million people who fled the war in Syria.
The southwestern coast of Turkey has become the departure point for thousands of migrants seeking the short boat trip to a nearby Greek island, which is the first step into Western Europe.
Jeb Bush is (mostly) right when he says the number of people in poverty increased by 6 million under Obama. But it wasn't Obama's fault.
The wisdom of the crowd is at the heart of the democratic ideal. Someone is saying something others want to hear. But if you've looked at crowds from both sides, you know they can also be misleading.
Hillary Clinton has gotten more aggressive in defending herself in the controversy over her private e-mail server. Plus, Donald Trump has begun laying out specific policy proposals.
One of the most charismatic leaders of the civil rights era has died. Former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Southern Poverty Law Center.
The activist, who helped found the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, was a key figure in organizing sit-ins and freedom rides and the 1963 March on Washington.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign has stepped up its response to the investigation into the private email server she used while secretary of state.
Fairgoers took in politics with their corndogs in Des Moines on Saturday as Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders all campaigned with the crowds.
Donald Trump departed from the Iowa State Fair Saturday in his personal helicopter. Down on the ground, Bernie Sanders gave a teasing apology to his supporters.
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump all found themselves doing the same thing today — campaigning at the Iowa State Fair.
Appearing at the state fair with former Sen. Tom Harkin, who endorsed her on Friday, she reiterated that she never "sent or received email marked 'classified' " on her private server.
Jeb Bush laid out his plan to defeat ISIS this week, calling for a bigger U.S. military presence in the Middle East.
The annual Iowa Democratic Wing Ding is a fundraiser sponsored by a group of county organizations in the state, where candidates for both parties are gathered for the Iowa State Fair.
Secretary of State John Kerry raises a flag at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, marking a change in relations between the Cold War era foes.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued a statement Friday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Asian countries, who were invaded by Japan during the war, closely watched the speech.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, Suzy Khimm, senior editor at The New Republic, and David Brooks of The New York Times, about Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, and the first anniversary of the death of Michael Brown and the following unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush campaigned at the Iowa State Fair on Friday and took questions at the Des Moines Register's Soapbox. He was asked about the Iraq War.
"I know who Margaret Sanger is, and I know that she believed in eugenics, and that she was not particularly enamored with black people," candidate Ben Carson said of the organization's founder.